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Mata & Pitti Panama Law Firm Partners

Mata & Pitti Attorneys at Law is an experienced team led by professional Panama lawyers with more than 30 years of experience with offshore corporations, interest foundations, residency programs and much more.

We are dedicated to serving our clients with efficiency, excellence, and integrity.

All the partners in our firm place a great emphasis on providing individualized attention to each of our clients. More importantly, we only consider a job complete when a client is fully satisfied with the legal services in Panama we have provided.

Lic. Francisco Javier Mata Donado

ATTORNEY | FIRM FOUNDER | PARTNER

francisco@matapitti.com  LinkedIn-Profile-Francisco

Areas of Expertise: Francisco has been practicing law in Panama since 1976. He is a founder and senior partner of the firm, currently focusing on commercial and corporate law, maritime litigations, labor law and trials, and Panama real estate law. He is also overseeing the firm’s various Panama-based offshore legal services.

  • Born in San Jose, Costa Rica, 1952.
  • Graduated in Law and Political Sciences, University of Panama, 1976.
  • Post-graduate studies at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain, 1976-1977.
  • Course of Administration for Corporate Lawyers, INCAE, 1978.
  • Participant, Academy of American and International Law, International and Comparative Law Center of the South-western Legal Foundation, Dallas, Texas, 1982.
  • Member of the National Bar Association of Panama.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Panamanian Association of Maritime Law, 1987-1988, 1994-1996.
  • Interim Judge of the Panama Maritime Court, 1996.
  • Arbitrator of the Conciliation and Arbitration Centre of Panama (CECAP).

Lic. Lourdes Pitti Sagrera

ATTORNEY | FIRM FOUNDER | PARTNER

lourdes@matapitti.com   LinkedIn-Profile-Lourdes

Areas of Expertise: Lourdes has been practicing law in Panama since 1979. As a founder, she is an expert in our core practice areas, including incorporation and management of Panama offshore companies, offshore bank account referrals, and procedures with private interest foundations. She also has extensive experience with maritime law trials and negotiations and regularly assists international clients with migration laws so they can work through the many programs that Panama offers to obtain residency.

  • Born in David, Panama, 1954.
  • Graduated in Law and Political Sciences in 1979.
  • Law Studies at the University of Panama and Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain.
  • Member of the National Bar Association of Panama.
  • Member of the International Bar Association.
  • Member of the Panamanian Association of Maritime Law
  • Authorized Public Translator (Spanish-English) since 1980.

Lic. Juan Carlos Mata

ATTORNEY | PARTNER SINCE 2004

jcmata@matapitti.com   LinkedIn-Profile-Juan-Carlos

Areas of Expertise: Juan Carlos has an extensive background in exterior commerce, international finances and offshore tax law. Since the beginning, Juan has focused his legal efforts on assisting global clients with setting up and managing of Panama offshore companies and private interest foundations (and all the legal concerns that adjacent to those endeavors). Juan Carlos has more than 15 years of experience working specifically with the Panama offshore services offered by the firm, but he is also involved with asset protection consulting, offshore banking, vessel registrations and Panama trademark registrations.

  • Born in Panama City, Panama, 1981.
  • Graduated in Law and Political Sciences in 2003.
  • Law Studies at the University Santa Maria la Antigua, Panama City, Panama.
  • International Tax Law postgraduate Studies at University Castilla La Mancha, Spain, 2005.
  • Postgraduate Studies in Exterior Commerce and International Finance, University of Barcelona 2005.
  • Member of the National Bar Association of Panama.
  • As a Managing Partner, Juan Carlos also oversees the permanent innovation of our firm internal processes, corporate design, our technology and communications platforms and relations with worldwide professional clients and law firms.

Lic. Cristina Mata

ATTORNEY | PARTNER SINCE 2009

cristina@matapitti.com   LinkedIn-Profile-Christina-Mata

Areas of Expertise: Cristina currently leads our firm’s Maritime Legal Services, which includes commercial and pleasure vessel registration under the Panama flag and coordinating vessels’ technical certificates and inspections. Cristina has extensive experience working with worldwide ship owners and shipping companies with general procedures required by the Panama Maritime Authorities. She also works with incorporation of Panamanian offshore companies, private interest foundations, trademark registrations and Panama real estate dealings.
  • Born in Panama City, Panama, 1986.
  • Graduated in Law and Political Sciences in 2009.
  • Law School Studies at the University Santa Maria la Antigua, Panama City, Panama.
  • Authorized Public Translator (Spanish-English).
  • Member of the National Bar Association of Panama.
  • Cristina is also a recognized Ironman Triathlete.

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